Exhibition Opportunities

Calling artists!

Upcoming Exhibitions

Exhibition Rules & Guidelines
Interested in submitting your art for exhibition? Here are our guidelines.
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2023 Exhibition Schedule
Take a look at our tentative 2023 schedule.
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Chromatics:
A Celebration of African-American Art
January 10, 2023 - March 10, 2023
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Collector's Show
March 17, 2023 - May 19, 2023

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Exhibition Details

Submitting Artwork for Review:
  • There is no fee to submit or enter.
  • Each exhibit will have a different theme, and we ask all entries to be related to that theme. Unless specified otherwise, our exhibition opportunities do not have expectations for medium, style, or techniques.
    • Oftentimes, we receive more entries than we have space.  So we will review all submissions and then contact back with how many/which pieces we wish to accept for the exhibition’s duration. 
  • Exhibition entries are open to professionals and amateurs alike. Any minors (19 years and younger) who wish to enter must provide proof of parental consent.
  • We accept artworks from all over the United States, but priority will be given to Alabama artists and artists of the Southeast. 
  • You may submit artworks that are for display only as well as artworks for sale.

Exhibition Show
  • All 2D artworks must be gallery-wrapped or framed, and 2D artworks must have galley wire installed in order to be accepted.
  • Please allow for thirty (30) minutes during the Art Take In process. We will require you to fill out Take-In paperwork and entry labels to tape to the back of your artwork (unless restricted by medium).
  • We ask all accepted artworks to remain in our care during the entirety of the exhibition’s duration. However, we also understand that things happen, so you may contact us if you wish to request a special exemption.

COMMISSION
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  • The Kelly will collect a 25% donation commission for each artwork that is sold.  This commission includes the costs of credit card fees, so the artist is remit a true 75% of their artwork’s sale.

Exhibition Schedule

2023

Accepting Applications!

Chromatics: A Celebration of African-American Art

January 10, 2023 - March 10, 2023

Application Deadline:

Art Delivery Date:

Exhibition Dates:

Reception:

December 15, 2022

January 6, 2023

January 10, 2023 – March 10, 2023

January 12, 2023 from 5:30 – 8:00

  • We welcome any medium and a wide variety of subject matter.
  • Each artist must submit an application form and submit a photo of each entry for review, up to nine (9) entries.
    • Photos and descriptions may be emailed to Exhibits@TheKelly.org, or mailed via a jump drive to us at PO Box 641, Wetumpka AL 36092 to be received by December 15, 2022.
    • Please also include the application form and a signed Exhibition Agreement with your submission.
  • Artists will be notified by email or phone call of the items selected for this exhibition on or before December 22, 2022.
  • Art should be delivered to the Kelly at 124 Company Street, Wetumpka, AL
    36093 on January 6, 2023. If you are unable to deliver your art, please
    contact us at 334-328-6446 to make arrangements for it to be picked up.
  • If you have a short artist biography, please submit it with your artwork. If
    you do not, we will contact you for more information.

  • COMMISSION:  A twenty-five percent (25%) donation to The Kelly will be deducted from any sales during this exhibit. The 25% includes the costs of credit card fees. If you have any pieces that are for display only and not to be sold, please notate clearly on the application form.

Thank you for your Interest!

 

Please contact us at Exhibits@thekelly.org or (334)478-3366 if you have any questions or would like to request more details.  We hope to see you soon!

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